Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

City Council Votes to Deny Petition Requesting Vote on Sanctuary City

On Wednesday February 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm, the Phoenix City Council convened to hear and vote on numerous agenda items. Agenda item 89, the last to be heard, was to vote on a petition submitted by a citizen requesting a …

Phoenix Chief Speaks out on Use of Force

On Saturday February 11, 2017 a My Turn editorial piece written by Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams was run in the Arizona Republic.  The Chief addressed the 25 incidents involving lethal force that occurred on the Phoenix PD in 2016.  PLEA …

PLEA Thanks Good Samaritan

PLEA along with the Arizona Police Association was honored to meet with and express our thanks and gratitude to Mr. Thomas Yoxall who on January 24, 2017, saved the life of DPS Trooper Ed Andersson.  Yoxall and his girlfriend were …

Fundraiser Raffle for 81X

On May 18, 2016, Phoenix Police Officer David Glasser, 8144, and other members of the 81X Squad, a Neighborhood Enforcement Team assigned to the Maryvale Estrella Mountain Precinct responded to call of a burglary in progress in the area of …

PLEA Meets with Councilman Nowakowski

On Friday, February 3, 2017, PLEA President Ken Crane, PLEA Secretary Frank Marino, and PLEA Trustee Tim Baiardi met with District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski to discuss manpower and staffing concerns.

As Chairman of the City’s Public Safety Subcommittee, Councilman …

PLEA Holds Politicians Accountable

By now, many people are aware of PLEA’s letter to Mayor Stanton in response to the recent public remarks he made on January 25th with regards to President Trump’s Executive Orders and now, the City Council, within the next two weeks, …

PLEA Takes Issue with Mayor’s Comments on Presidential Executive Orders

On Tuesday January 31, 2017, PLEA sent a letter to Mayor Greg Stanton expressing our strong disagreement and disappointment with recent public remarks he made on January 25th with regard to President Trump’s Executive Orders.  For far too long, law enforcement officers in America …

PLEA Meets with Councilwoman Williams

In our pursuit of keeping the police manpower issue front and center, PLEA met with Councilwoman Thelda Williams on Monday January 30, 2017.  PLEA expressed our concerns and laid out what we believed needs to be accomplished to right the …